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rocks ahead sounds of france for supplying libyan rebels with weapons saying the vagueness of the u.n. resolution allows quote anyone to do anything. just to tell you that it's a free court. i'm a little one they are trying to negotiate with us a deal that music is at its core is controlled by those countries. which attack us the selling of the libyan leader explains why he believes the international criminal court is biased and corrupt after an arrest warrant for the gadhafi family was it seems. greece put the number of national companies on the market feet you lent it to get the country back on track but the people say it's a sellout. and our top story in business britain has introduced a new anti bribery law affecting firms doing business in the u.k. how can that affect russia join me for
a business book and to find out. the very well conceived this is our seed. live from moscow now moscow as raise concern over from supplying weapons to libyan rebels in a big us interpretations of the un security council resolution on libya foreign minister sergei lavrov has reiterated that the sides in the syrian conflict should resolve their differences through dialogue alone. there is across developments at the foreign ministry for. bronze was the first country to publicly it meet its air dropped weapons to the libyan territory southwest of tripoli now is a claim that they did it in order to how severely and still defend themselves and when it comes to protecting civilians than all measures are justified of course russia does not agree with that position and the french foreign minister said that
there is a paragraph or four in the u.n. security council's resolution regarding libya that allows them to do so and even though two foreign ministers have the same goal in the end of the day and that is of course a peaceful and democratic libya russian foreign minister does not agree with the resolution itself. solution nine hundred seventy three contains chapter full which allows anyone to do anything this very champ's it was the cause of our problems with the mandate and all other aspects we support it and as we have warned now we're facing rather unpleasant situations when it can be interpreted in most different ways i think moscow and paris and other u.n. security council members are interested for the body to release concise documents to the international law does not need to put up with ambiguity meanwhile watches embassador to nature was speaking in moscow and he said he believes and ground operation in libya is just around the corner and that's operation is going to prolong the conflict and severely worsen the situation in the region in general
next up on the table during discussions was syria russian foreign minister sergei lavrov once again stressed the country's position on syria that it is against any similar resolution regarding syria as to one regarding libya and he said that's a political solution should be found in order to solve the conflict he's also said that opposition members in syria should sit down to negotiation table and talk to his government instead of simply ignoring the concessions and reforms assad's government is trying to make the french of foreign minister agree that's a political political so. action is better for this conflict as should. france is looking for a political solution to the situation in syria it's important as the ambitious program of reforms that has been proposed in syria is implemented on the basis of the wishes of the syrian people we believe that the un security council cannot fail to express its position on this it should call for an immediate end to any
hostilities in the country meanwhile the representatives of georgian media try to draw parallels between what's happening in libya and what happened in south asia in august two thousand and eight but the foreign minister lavrov gave a very long and detailed explanation how the situation is different he said that's after georgia's assault on south a city president sarkozy and mitzvot if signed a plan according to which every point russia has fulfilled or georgian site did not and that's the only way to protect civilians in republics of south ossetia and applies it was for russia to recognize them as independent states. of the international criminal court they see the warrant for the arrest of the libyan leader colonel gadhafi and his son saif al islam the crackdown on protesters in february but in an exclusive interview. that the hague is nothing more than a sham. the score is it is an economic court come on the
accuse me of killing people what about you know the sentence. against. the capital punishment so they decided to kill and the and they did kill my brother and destroy the house so it's you it's me. to execute you so now you are talking about iris to me i mean if you do or three months ago you go to kill me and you are after me every day you are trying to to find me out to get me over there my brother so does the world number two just to tell you that it's a free card. a little while they are trying to negotiate with us a deal if you accept this deal we will take care of the court what does mean. is is controlled by those countries. which attack us every day it's just part of psychological and political pressure that you are charged by the international criminal court with the design in quotation as state policy aimed at deterring in
quelling by any means including by the use of lethal force the demonstrations of civilians against gadhafi regime which started in february two thousand and eleven there's such a policy exist. among the accuse me of killing people everybody knows. they are accusing me of using force or because i'm not in the in the army i'm not in the government so for me to be responsible for killing people it was a big joke second to the people who died at the beginning one hundred fifty nine and most of the people died when the attack which is right and this would happen anywhere anywhere in the world in russia in america in france in germany in italy if. people in the street move towards the military side trying to street a militia or arms. if you will prevent this what happened in benghazi direct
question did you or your father. all the army to kill protesters of course not this number one no second. my father. called the general bob but there isn't because you know he's one of the leaders or whatever we've called many times don't use force with people he told us they are doubting the middle size the god of fire if you don't see the order to work to defend themselves and to defend. their barracks and there are camps. where you can see more of our exclusive interview in the next few hours here on asio you can always find us on our website r.t. dot com. greece is now set for a lifeline from the e.u. after parliament passed
a vote on how to implement tough new austerity measures the council tax hikes were a condition for twelve billion euro in additional rescue cash however the move sent thousands of angry protesters onto the streets of athens and asking sarah first reports pounds to sell off greek assets to the highest bidder also fanning the flames. greece is not for sale the message from a furious public has plans to sell off many greek assets pushes ahead quick so incredibly proud of their heritage many people feel that the privatization proposals is simply stripping greece of its public assets to change it for grabs for lenders banks water companies and chain operators amongst many more a stake in the large telecommunications company eighty it's also the sale with the . o.t. there's been a continuous crime for the past twenty years they've sold off our companies piece
by piece and now we only own a small percentage but that small stake is extremely important to the greek people but they want to sell even though it. is a huge turn for the present government who were heavily opposed to the sale of eighty shares when they were acting as open. they called it a national crime when the previous government sold shares now they want to do the same and sell the shares now at a low price we don't think we'll see investment or any development of it to you we think the only thing others will care about is profit profit profit. the continuous calls from the public to refuse the aggressive privatization proposals set forth by the choice to seemingly gone and hurt their presser from the european union is the remember we would talk about blackmail i guess the greek government critics have argued that they banking and they are acting out to self-interest keeping profits private it's just a loss is to say she lies nothing you hear it's not like greeks have to stretch
back into deep history to figure this out we can look at latin american we can look at countries all over the world where the i.m.f. has come in and sacrificed and plundered the nation for corporate consolidation and prime minister cap and trade stake of avoiding the countries cannot sit all cost that many are now asking just how high a price he's willing to pay someone dies there's something very tragic occurs that's going to be a catalyst for i think a fall of this government the e.u. has stated fairly there's no plan b. to the a stereo he measured as being enacted buses theory bills on the streets might be time they thought of one. r.t. athens. greece are now facing a twenty eight billion euro in cuts to be implemented over the next five. welcome the plan saying it will help the country get back on top for conferee. say from the u.s. based trends research institute says your therapy measures that to me
a way to rescue the banks out the people's expense. you could see some are what killed capitalism in four simple words too big to fail. and that's what's going on the banks are failing and they want the people to bail them out because they after all they don't like to take a hit these big guys so they call it measures and privatization the i.m.f. is nothing more than the international mafia federation it alone shocks of last resort and the people know it they call it privatization adults call it stealing valuable public assets and selling it to your friends really cheap the politicians only represent the people that give the most amount of money so that people know that show that it's going to continue to be a war and the greek people know that if you don't stand up they're going to blow
you down when you get really hungry you're going to see the riots continue to escalate because what are these so-called those measures what do they really bring all they bring a lot more poverty although they bring it worse g d p oh they bring more unemployment so the politicians are doing nothing more than the bidding for those that pay them more. so than say from the u.s. based trends. about how much is it going to affect the group. you're with alex it's also common in the program. it was a government accountable on your own american citizens people was born right here on american soil you this is a. b i sting operation seems three many twenty five years behind raising questions about u.s. takes and financing homegrown terror. and on these between islamabad and washington
they were the killing of osama bin meets of caucus on the mob thing the shots. on egyptian cool which in spain the trial until september of two thousand. been accused of beating a business minute to death. the incident is the will to have helped spark the country's uprising that ousted president mubarak in february meanwhile the official . inquiry which it left more than a thousand people today. with the slow prosecution of senior officials and police planing at the lack of a speedy invitation of reform since the revolt just after its hands he says the current leadership is ignoring people. the government such as it is hasn't responded to the concerns of the people there strikes the suez canal transportation workers people being killed again on the streets of cairo not a peep out of the corporate media and meanwhile we have william burns in cairo
talking with mr the provisional head at the moment of the government and even the trial of the interior minister who is hated so much and be a minister and also mubarak has been adjourned people are not getting what they thought they were getting when they toppled hosni mubarak we must remember that joe biden and hillary clinton didn't want also mubarak to go as well as mubarak and his cronies so many of them are retaining power and it's a very dangerous situation and we mustn't forget what's crucial here for. outlook is the zoo is going to that's where trade goes through and it is the most populous country arab country in the arab world and we're not hearing anything about it in the corporate news it's as if that revolutions done and dusted in the egyptian people if. three men convicted of trying to blow up synagogues in new york each been sentenced to twenty five years in prison but the case is raising huge controversy after they were incited by the f.b.i.
and hunted fake bombs critics claim it was a setup but the job said her hands were tight. for nearly a decade the u.s. has waged a widespread global war on terror it's required multitasking military effort overseas on the domestic front u.s. officials have decided to double down recently announcing counter terrorism plans that refocus resources on combat in homegrown plots this is the first kind of tirzah strategy that focuses on the ability of al qaeda and its that work to inspire people in the united states to attack us from within yet in countless so called f.b.i. sting operations f.b.i. operatives provided the fake c four and actually showed them a fake stinger missile the inspiration to attack america has come from a government paid informant working to orchestrate the plan a tactic critics say exercised in
a new york case dubbed newberg for. the suspects poor illiterate african-american muslims were presented as the faces of homegrown terrorism and subsequently found guilty of conspiring and attempting terrorist attacks against the u.s. no direction by a foreign entity or real terrorist group instead direction came from shahid hussein a pakistani immigrant on the f.b.i. payroll reportedly paid one hundred thousand dollars for his services according to court testimony hussein recruited the cash strapped former convicts by offering cars and cash to carry out the operation for individuals that. use facilities here in the bronx and also take on a military aircraft. yet not one defendant. a passport or license but what the government had was an agent provocateur tor who testified in court as a key witness guilty verdicts for all four mc lyte wins islamic relatives the same
day a new counterterrorism strategy was touted the new birth four were sentenced to twenty five years in prison by tearful and angered crowd of supporters gathered outside manhattan's federal courthouse who was a government accountable turn on your own american citizens people was born right here on american soil you this is a damned shame. miscavige adjustments and we will keep fighting back the government should not be allowed to try to force some make. the whole force the. way they do to the victims and since the twenty five. f.b.i. informants have reportedly been used in dozens of so-called foiled plots since nine eleven critics say hundreds of americans are languishing behind bars for fake terror attacks planted and grown by the u.s. government our tax dollars are being used to incentivize criminals to manufacture terror plots like that they catch other people up in i can't see how
that in any way benefits the country i mean they can pick anybody off from new york city or course the united states and make a plan you have to be very careful very aware of who you speak to who you are around because you have many f.b.i. agents you have many informants that are out there that they are using the u.s. federal judge said outrageous government believe there was absolute size in the case of any work for expressing doubt that convicts would of or would have planned an attack without the f.b.i. informant however the specific charges against the man require a mandatory minimum sentence of twenty five years in prison prosecutors say they manufactured what would have been up. lolol so much talk if carried out. the fact that it was fake doesn't matter. r.t. . or more news than some video is all ways online dot com has
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allegations he's due in court today in the bid to get his bail conditions. his way and president hugo chavez has given his best televised address since undergoing surgery in cuba on the tenth of june to remove a pelvic abscess that a second operation had also been carried out to remove a cancerous tumor chavez said he was determined to overcome his health issues and this now on course for a full recovery. china is celebrating the ninetieth birthday of its route including its policy which is also the largest personal policy in the world top officials have attended a ground so many in central beijing with thousands gathered to mull today the organization first emerged as a small group of intellectuals but now presides over the world's second largest economy president praised the party's achievements while in power but out of the corruption that cost them the trust and support of the people. you know arguably
one of the most controversial parts of the twentieth century joseph stalin was adored by itself hated by others the most throughout he was here should be to assess the legacy of this whole bit meta. this graham piece is called style and i'm going to show up in kremlin painted by alexander get us more in one hundred thirty eight he's one of the few masters who are to officially work on commission featuring style and i remember that all work hard to celebrate the leader of the state to put in the myth of a happy country a daunting task for any artist of the time.
i hear. time that in just a few minutes people of l. and his guests debate but the nato has a clear vision of how to end the war in libya without more civilian casualties thousand cross-talk after our business but it's. how i welcome to our business bullets and here are our thanks for joining me britain has introduced a new ad bribery law covering overseas operations of companies doing business in the u.k. it makes little difference for large international firms who already comply with title legislation in other countries but smaller companies from emerging economies are likely to see high pressure now for white houses i'm joined by robert m.a. of covington and burling a long piece for me head of anti corruption at the u.k.'s serious fraud office thanks for joining the program so my first question is the law a challenge for russian companies would london link and why. well it certainly can
be a challenge for russian companies and really any other company with a link to the u.k. the law says that any company that carries on a business or even part of a business in the u.k. can be subject to the new corporate event and that really is quite a significant shift from where we were yesterday in fact the law b.c. coming into force today and it is really giving the prosecutors an extended reach and the serious fraud office in the u.k. the prosecutor for the bribery out house come out and said even this morning that they will be looking to make it a priority to go after foreign companies that disadvantage british business interests overseas. and here do you think the law could help russia fight with corruption because it is a problem in this country. well i think it may well play its part but the bribery act is only one part of a long list of obligations that companies have internationally and these
obligations are there to ensure the companies act transparently ethically and with integrity and both in their own countries and also internationally including in russia so if a company's activities in russia put it in conflict with those obligations well that company will have to sit back and think whether or not it can do business in russia and that really isn't where russia wants to be you want to be able to say that russia was a great place to do business and i know that russia of course as your viewers will be aware passed a new law banning bribery of foreign public officials and it's also being embraced by the o.e.c.d. and that's of course very welcome but i think the key here is that in order to remove an impediment to inward investment russia would really need to tackle any domestic corruption first before it goes after the foreign public officials and if it can do that then i think companies will have much more confidence in investing
in the country and without fear that they're going to be criminally prosecuted back at home. and how do you think that this law could make the u.k. market less attractive for companies from emerging economies from other countries. no i don't believe that it will companies with the right risk mitigation policies and procedures in place will really have little to worry about there is a defense in the act of having adequate procedures that protects use a shield against wrongful actions for the employee or third parties but if you're asking me where the bribery act makes you less attractive for corrupt companies from those emerging markets well in that case the answer is a resounding yes ok so what about the rest of europe do you think that this law could spur like an anti corruption wave across other countries in the e.u. . while rather than spurring a wave i think the bribe to really is injecting momentum into what is already started there's been
a growing recognition now for some time that the damage the real serious damage that corruption does to companies to countries and companies both on a human level where the citizens don't get their basic needs met because of the greed of corrupt officials and also from a country's perspective where the rule of law is on the mind where economic prosperity is stilted because of corruption. no one can claim a legitimate interest in seeing foreign corrupt officials pocketing their nation's wealth while their fellow citizens live in abject poverty that's simply not right and i think that's really where the bribe react comes into its own it's really a new chapter in what has already been happening across the board in force went in across europe germany the u.k. we've seen a real upswing but also the wider world if you look at canada they've now had a new corruption conviction which they can boast about and obviously the u.s.
for the last seven or eight years has really been blazing the trail in this field with last year taking a reported two billion dollars in fines from companies and having their first criminal conviction in front of a jury of a company. and really this is a trend that will continue ok well that's always time to time we have for thank you robert i may of coming to. the former head of anticorruption of the u.k. serious fraud fraud office thanks very much for that update. and that's our business update for this hour but they'll forget we'll be back with more in about forty five minutes meanwhile you can always log the website at prime lost or is there.